Memorial Spaceflights


For more than twenty years Celestis helped people from all over the world celebrate, honor, and remember lives dedicated to exploration, adventure, passion, and humanity’s presence among the stars.

If you’ve ever longed to travel in space, or stepped outside on a starry night and felt at home, we invite you to consider one of the following memorial spaceflight services for you or for somebody you love. 

Earth Rise

Launch to space and return to Earth.

Earth Orbit

Launch into Earth orbit.


Launch to lunar orbit or surface.


Launch into deep space.

Earth Rise Service

The Earth Rise service affordably launches a symbolic portion of cremated remains or DNA to space, and after experiencing the zero gravity environment, returns the individual flight capsules and modules back to Earth.

Starting at $1,295
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Earth Orbit Service

The uniquely compelling Earth Orbit service places the Celestis spacecraft carrying cremated remains into orbit where it remains until it re-enters the atmosphere, harmlessly vaporizing like a shooting star in final tribute. 

Starting at $4,995
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Luna Service

The Luna service places the Celestis spacecraft carrying cremated remains on the surface of our nearest neighbor — the Moon — creating a permanent memorial on a distant, but constantly viewable world.  

Starting at $12,500
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Voyager Service

Starting at $12,500
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Celestis Memorial Spaceflights Facts

Environmentally benign
Easy to arrange
Surprisingly affordable
Authorized by US government regulations